CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies
Ari is involved in building next-generation training systems, cloud-based learning, records management, automation of high-liability training operations, and pervasive readiness technologies. He is a committee member of the National Congress for Secure Communities and an advisory board member of IADLEST. He has consulted for Federal Agencies, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Military, and Law Enforcement on technology, security, legally defensible records, compliance, and training.
Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...
By David Griffith
A good quality folding knife can be an excellent backup weapon when nothing else is available. This is especially true when some dirtbag has grabbed your gun and you're having to use your strong hand to keep it in your holster and you need a piece of steel in your weak hand to discourage him.
By Nick Jacobellis
The accessory rail on the Ruger Tactical Model Mini-14 allows you to fit it with a high-quality optic. And that makes this rifle a much more effective tool for law enforcement operations and home defense.
After the infamous 1997 North Hollywood Shootout in Los Angeles where the bad guys were equipped with armor that stopped pistol rounds, law enforcement agencies began adopting M16s, AR-15s, and M4s as "patrol rifles." But many tactical officers stuck by the pistol-caliber subgun.
Whether you are delivering precision shot placement or dumping one magazine after another as fast as possible into a target, the mid-length piston-powered LWRCI M6A2 SPR will do the job.
The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.
By A.J. George
Salute Products' new steel target is just over 20 inches tall and 11 inches wide and made of AR500 steel armor plate, which makes it rifle rated.
By Paul Scarlata
It's likely that many American shooters have never heard of the Argentine firearms manufacturer Bersa, but I believe that is about to change. And with good reason.
By Scott Smith
Parent company Bushnell took the BoreSnake and combined it with M-Pro7's cleaning products, creating a complete cleaning kit for personal, range, or agency use.
While Ruger's LCP proved popular with both civilians and law enforcement officers, there were those who felt that its .380 cartridge was a lower end choice for defensive purposes. To answer this criticism, Ruger developed the Light Compact 9 (LC9).
Last month, we gave you a look at some of the items from SHOT that immediately caught our attention. This month, we're going to open up the briefcase, and the boxes, load the CDs and the jump drives, and give you our Best of Show report.